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Type 42 Class (1975) DG Specification 

Batch 1

Crew :

287 (max 312). To Type 42 Class (1975) DG Ships :
Displacement : 4,820 tonnes

Dimensions :

125m  x 14.3m
410ft x 47ft
Range :

Sensors :

Type 965 long-range air search radar;
Type 996 medium-range air and surface search radar;
Type 1007 and Type 1008 navigation radar;
Type 909 fire control;
UAT Electronic Surveillance System.
Armament : 1 twin launcher, Sea Dart medium-range SAM;
1 x 4.5in (115mm) Mk 8 automatic gun;
4 x single 20mm guns;
2 x Vulcan/Phalanx 20mm CIWS;
2 x STWS triple 324mm (12.75in) torpedo tubes;
Helicopter:
Sea Skua anti-ship missiles;
Stingray torpedoes;
Mk 11 depth charges;
Machine guns;
Torpedo decoys.
Power plant : COGAG;
2 x Rolls Royce Olympus TM3B gas turbines, 43,000hp;
2 x Rolls Royce RM1C Tyne gas turbines 10,680hp;
Twin Shafts;
Controllable pitch propellers.

Aircraft :

1 x Lynx helicopter.

Max Speed :

30+ knots.
To Type 42 Destroyer (1975) DG :

Batch 2

Crew :

287 (max 312) To Type 42 Class (1975) DG Ships :
Displacement : 4,820 tonnes

Dimensions :

125m  x 14.3m
410ft x 47ft
Range :

Sensors :

Type 1022 long-range air search radar;
Type 996 medium-range air and surface search radar;
Type 1007 and Type 1008 navigation radar;
Type 909 fire control;
UAT Electronic Surveillance System.
Armament : 1 twin launcher, Sea Dart medium-range SAM;
1 x 4.5in (115mm) Mk 8 automatic gun;
4 x single 20mm guns;
2 x Vulcan/Phalanx 20mm CIWS;
2 x STWS triple 324mm (12.75in) torpedo tubes;
Helicopter:
Sea Skua anti-ship missiles;
Stingray torpedoes;
Mk 11 depth charges;
Machine guns;
Torpedo decoys.
Power plant : COGAG;
2 x Rolls Royce Olympus TM3B gas turbines, 43,000hp;
2 x Rolls Royce RM1C Tyne gas turbines 10,680hp;
Twin Shafts;
Controllable pitch propellers.

Aircraft :

1 x Lynx helicopter.

Max Speed :

30+ knots.
To Type 42 Destroyer (1975) DG :

Batch 3 - 

Crew :

287 (max 312) To Type 42 Class (1975) DG Ships :
Displacement : 5,200 tonnes. (3,500 tons standard, 4,675 tons full load.) 

Dimensions :

462.8ft x 49ft x 19ft
141.1m x 14.9m x 5.8m
Range : 4,000 miles (6,440 km) at 18 knots.

Sensors :

Type 1022 long-range air search radar;
Type 996 medium-range air and surface search radar;
Type 1007 and Type 1008 navigation radar;
Type 909 fire control;
UAT Electronic Surveillance System.
Armament : 1 twin launcher, Sea Dart medium-range SAM;
1 x 4.5in (115mm) Mk 8 automatic gun;
4 x single 20mm guns;
2 x Vulcan/Phalanx 20mm CIWS;
2 x STWS triple 324mm (12.75in) torpedo tubes;
NATO Seagnat and DLF3 Decoy Launchers
Helicopter:
Sea Skua anti-ship missiles;
Stingray torpedoes;
Mk 11 depth charges;
Machine guns;
Torpedo decoys.
Power plant : COGAG;
2 x Rolls Royce Olympus TM3B gas turbines, 43,000hp;
2 x Rolls Royce RM1C Tyne gas turbines 10,680hp;
Twin Shafts;
Controllable pitch propellers.

Aircraft :

1 x Lynx helicopter.

Max Speed :

30+ knots.
To Type 42 Destroyer (1975) DG :
This page last edited - 30 April, 2013.

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